|Place of birth||Milawa, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, William Snowdon, Springhurst, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 9522 Driver David Leslie SNOWDEN, Anzac Provost Corps, returned to Australia, 2 August 1919; 9523 Driver Percy Claude SNOWDON, Australian Provost Corps, returned to Australia, 16 May 1919; 3109 Sergeant Robert Charles SNOWDON, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 December 1919; 9524 Corporal Stanley Gordon SNOWDON, Australian Provost Corps, returned to Australia, 31 March 1920.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
Wounded, 7 August 1915 (head injury, ears); admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 10 August 1915; transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 10 August 1915; transferred to light duty, Helouan, 19 September 1915.
Proceeded to rejoin Bn, Dardanelles, 20 October 1915; rejoined Bn, Lemnos, 31 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 1st Pioneer Bn, 13 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 2 April 1916.
Transferred to 1st Australian Mining Corps, No 2 Company, 3 July 1916.
Transferred to 1st Pioneer Bn, 30 September 1916.
On leave, 19 December 1916; rejoined Bn from leave, 29 December 1916.
Admitted to 5th Division Rest Station (8th Field Ambulance), 15 April 1917 (influenza); discharged to duty, 20 April 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 16 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 12 September 1917 (gassed), and admitted to 1th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to Ambulance Train No 28, 13 September 1917, and admitted to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, 19 September 1917; to No 3 Rest Camp, 23 September 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 14 October 1917.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 20 October 1917; ceased to hold Temporary Rank and reverted to Lance Corporal, 13 December 1917.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 14 December 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 30 May 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 18 January 1918.
Taken on strength, Permanent Cadre, Pioner Training Bn, England, 1 June 1918.
On Command, Bombing School, Lyndhurst, 27 June 1918. Admitted to Hill House Hospital, Lyndhurst, 27 June 1918 (influenza); marched out to Bombing School to continue course, 3 July 1918.
Transferred to Red Cross Hospital, Lyndhurst, from No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 13 July 1918, and marched into Pioneer Training Bn.
On Command at Pioneer School, Devonport, 29 July 1918; marched into Pioneer Training Bn, Sutton Veny, from Devonport, 11 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 January 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 6 March 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||72|
|Place of burial||Wangaratta Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SNOWDON Thomas Ernest|